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6455, Segni, Temple of Juno Moneta

  • Record number: 6455
  • Site: Segni
  • Building or zone: Temple of Juno Moneta
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques, floral
  • Remarks: Floral revetment plaque. Concave tongues at top, now missing. Roll with diagonal bands. Flat fascia with hook meander. Roll with diagonal bands. Relief: pendent fan-shaped palmettes encircled by flat band ending in 2 volutes turned outwards. Cutout bottom edge. RW palmette 8.2 + bands 11.1. W band 1.1.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, pp. 400-401, no. I:12, Pl. 122:431; La grande Roma 1990, p. 221, 9.4.4; Cifarelli 2003, p. 140, no. II.13, figs. 131-132
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples. Author: Andrén, A.. Place of publication: Lund/Leipzig. Publication Date: 1939-1940
    Il tempio di Giunone Moneta sull'acropoli di Segni. Author: Cifarelli, F.M.. Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 2003
    La grande Roma dei Tarquini. Author: Cristofani, M. (ed.). Place of publication: Roma. Publication Date: 1990
  • Type of decoration: Painted diagonal bands/painted hook meander, relief floral
  • Last Recorded Collection: Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 26.5
  • Clay: 10YR 7/3
  • Paint: Red lower meander bands, alternating central vertical band on concave tongues, ground above and between palmette bands 5R 3/3 purple-red to 7.5R 3/4. Black upper bands of meander, ground above palmette spirals and between palmettes and bands, alternating spikes on fan-palmettes, horizontal band outlines, lotus bud zigzag.
  • Height central fascia: 5.8
  • Height lower roll: 1.6
  • Height main field: 16.4R
  • Width palmette: 8.2

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